GenreDrama, Thriller Music directorMychael Danna CountryUnited States
Release date29 March 1999 WriterSol Yurick (novel), David Black (screenplay) CastBen Kingsley (Harry Fertig), Amy Irving (Sarah Fertig), Alec Baldwin (Roy Bleakie), Richard Jenkins (Cass O'Donnell), Jay O. Sanders (Jack Renoble), Ryan Marsini (Stevie Fertig) Similar moviesBruce Almighty, Date Night, Jamon Jamon, The Mist, Wild Strawberries, The Ledge
TaglineTrust no one.
The confession trailer 1998
The Confession is a 1999 American drama film directed by David Hugh Jones, starring Ben Kingsley and Alec Baldwin. It is based on the novel by Sol Yurick.
After his young son dies from the negligience of medical professionals at a hospital, Harry Fertig (Kingsley) takes matters into his own hands and kills the negligent doctors responsible. Slick lawyer Roy Bleakie (Baldwin), looking only to win a case and not caring of the matters involved, is assigned Fertig's case. Shocked to hear that his client wants to plead guilty, the case causes Bleakie to question his own morals by defending an honorable man.
Alec Baldwin as Roy Bleakie
Ben Kingsley as Harry Fertig
Amy Irving as Sarah Fertig
Boyd Gaines as Liam Clarke
Anne Twomey as Judge Judy Crossland
Richard Jenkins as Coss O'Donell
Kevin Conway as Mel Duden
Jay O. Sanders as Jack Renoble
Chris Noth as Campuso
Filming took place largely in Brooklyn and Manhattan, New York.